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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Woman's body found in rural house

Published 14/12/2013 | 20:27

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Garda discovered the body of a woman at a house at a rural property near Mayo Abbey in Castlebar, Co Mayo

The body of a woman has been discovered at a house in Co Mayo.

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The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was found at the rural property, near Mayo Abbey in Castlebar, at around midday.

Gardai have preserved the scene for a technical examination. State pathologist Dr Michael Curtis is to go to the house where the body remains.

A man aged in his early 20s was later arrested in connection with the woman's death.

He was brought to Castlebar Garda station and held under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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